It was a special occasion at present (Saturday) for former Chelsea captain Gary Cahill as he returned to Stamford Bridge for the primary time since becoming a member of Crystal Palace.
The 33-year-old lined up for Crystal Palace in opposition to his outdated aspect as he returned to SW6 for the primary time since leaving the Blues on a free switch this summer season.
And though Chelsea might have crushed Cahill's Crystal Palace aspect 2-Zero due to targets from Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic, the followers' respect for the previous Blues defender was clear as his identify was sung by the Stamford Bridge devoted in the direction of the top of the sport.
Cahill put in a very good efficiency on the coronary heart of the Palace defence, denying his former team-mate Willian with an outstanding block in the direction of the top of the primary half and serving to the Eagles maintain Chelsea at bay for giant durations of the sport.
However it was not simply the followers who confirmed their respect in the direction of the previous Chelsea defender, with Blues' head coach Frank Lampard sharing a particular second together with his outdated team-mate after the ultimate whistle.
As Chelsea celebrated a sixth win in a row within the Premier League, Lampard made time to hunt out Cahill and share an embrace with the previous Blues defender, who he shared success with throughout their time collectively as gamers.
When taking part in alongside one another in west London, Chelsea gained the FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League, and the respect between Lampard and Cahill was clear to see as they have been caught on digital camera hugging after the ultimate whistle.
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And it was a second that didn't go unnoticed, with some Chelsea followers recognizing it too and taking to social media to debate it afterwards.
This is what some Chelsea followers stated about Lampard and Cahill.